In 2002, Dave Wishnowski quit his job and set out to make his own wrestling game. More than 15 years later, he’s still at the helm of Pro Wrestling X, one of the most ambitious independent game projects in modern video game history. In this podcast, he tells his story and gives an update on the game that by all rights shouldn’t exist — and how he’s been able to stick with it for so long.

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You know who directed your favorite films and wrote your favorite screenplays… so why don’t you know the names behind your favorite video games? On this episode, host Cody Gough interviews Patrick Hickey, Jr, author of “The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Video Game Developers,” about his conversations with the creators of games like NBA Jam, Night Trap, Maniac Mansion, and more. Continue reading

Cody describes what it was like to walk from his apartment to Wrigley Field immediately following the Chicago Cubs win in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series for the first time in 108 years. Then, guest host Chris Ferrell discusses over-age drinking and how he can’t quite party like he could in college.
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Jon and Cody debate styles and merits of facial hair, Cody gets stuck in a creative rut, and Jon has a potty training nightmare. All in one explosive episode!
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Cody bit the bullet and started playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, his first massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). He and Jon welcome special guest and FFXIV fanatic Brad to talk about the game, MMOs, and more.
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Cody and Jon welcome video game enthusiast and broadcaster J.D. Fox to the podcast to praise and rage over IGN’s recently released list of the Top 100 Games Ever Made. Continue reading

Cody grapples with the idea of “hanging out” with friends over the internet and has a philosophical debate with Jon about the merits and pitfalls of video game reviewers (and, of course, their reviews). Jon…

Jon and Cody fight through their winter colds to review Super Mario 3D World on the Nintendo WiiU. Cody also briefly discusses Pokemon Y and tells an unnecessarily long story about professional wrestling, specifically regarding…

Hear about how: Jon loves horror movies, Cody pre-ordered a Wind Waker HD WiiU, and the console wars are heating up again as a result of some ridiculous revelations. Plus, Cody and Jon explain why…

Jon and Cody describe their experience at Gen-Con 2013, including Cody’s participation in the WWF No Mercy (N64) and Smash Brothers: Impossible (Wii) tournaments. Jon then gives Rogue Legacy (Steam) a shining review before he…